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Love, War and Housecoats: Setting the Scene for Home Fires Episode 3

Love, War and Housecoats: Setting the Scene for Home Fires Episode 3

Author Julie Summers takes you back to when housecoats were in Vogue and letters of friendship brought women together during World War 2. Continue reading

Fear Into Fortitude: Setting the Scene for Home Fires Episode 2

Author Julie Summers transports us back to the first, fearful weeks of WW2 and the WI’s growing role at home. Home Fires airs Wed., 9pm ET. Continue reading

The Great Fire Flashback: Episode Four

On the 4th & final day of the fire, destruction and chaos give way to setting the stage for a new, golden age for London & its citizens. Continue reading

The Great Fire Flashback: Episode Three

Conspiracy theories abounded on The Great Fire this week, but one hit close to home for Charles. Continue reading

The Great Fire Flashback E2: Sarah Farriner (ROSE LESLIE)

The Great Fire Flashback: Episode Two

With the fire raging out of control, will those in power see the danger soon enough to stop it? Continue reading

The Paradise Revisited S2E5: Sam (STEPHEN WIGHT) and Katherine (ELAINE CASSIDY) Photo: Robert Viglasky (c) BBC 2013

The Paradise Revisited S2E5: Running Out of Time

Loyalties were tested and plans put into action this week on The Paradise. Continue reading

The Great Fire Flashback E1: Thomas Farriner (ANDREW BUCHAN)

The Great Fire Flashback: Episode One

In E1, we see under the consumption & spectacle of courtly life simmers deep-seated fear and suspicion & it’s all about to go up in flames. Continue reading

The Paradise Revisited S2E4: Moray (EMUN ELLIOTT) and Denise (JOANNA VANDERHAM) Photo: Des Willie (c) BBC 2013

The Paradise Revisited S2E4: Keeping Enemies Close

What is Moray willing to do — and to risk — in his attempts to win back his store from the Westons? Continue reading

Call the Midwife Recall S3E8: Front row (L-R): Sister Evangelina (PAM FERRIS), Sister Monica Joan (JUDY PARFITT), Jenny Lee (JESSICA RAINE), Cynthia Miller (BRYONY HANNAH), Trixie (HELEN GEORGE), Chummy Noakes (MIRANDA HART) Second row(L-R): Sister Julienne (JENNY AGUTTER), Patsy Mount (EMERALD FENNELL), Shelagh (LAURA MAIN), Tom Hereward (JACK ASHTON), Peter Noakes (BEN CAPLAN), Back row (L-R): Dr Turner (STEPHEN MCGANN), Philip (STEPHEN ASHFIELD), Photo: John Rogers (c) Neal Street Productions 2013

Call the Midwife Recall S3E8: All Things Must Pass

The Call the Midwife season finale marked some momentous changes, and goodbyes, in Poplar. Continue reading

The Great Fire E2: Thomas Farriner (ANDREW BUCHAN)

The Great Fire’s Characters Bring History Roaring Back to Life

A startling and dramatic chapter in history comes to the screen for the first time in The Great Fire, premiering Wed., Mar. 11 at 9pm ET. Continue reading